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  • The 2017-2018 Shadow Program is now closed. The 2018-2019 shadow dates will resume September 2018. 
     
     
     
    Campus Visits (Shadow Day) FAQs


    Q: What is the Shadow Program?
    A: The Shadow Program is an opportunity for prospective students to get a hands-on feel for  Shortridge High School life. Your student will spend a day with a Shortridge High School student host, attending classes, advisory and lunch.
     
    Q: Who will host the visiting student for the day?
    A: Your student will be paired with a 10th grade Shortridge High School scholar based on the interests you provide on the request form (i.e. activities, sports, etc). 
     
    Q: Must students be accepted to Shortridge High School before they participate in this program?
    A: Acceptance is not required, however the program is reserved for prospective 7th and 8th grade students or high school students interested in transferring from another school to Shortridge High School.
     
    Q: What should visiting students wear when they Shadow?
    A: The dress code for shadow students is very similar to that of the  Shortridge High School students.
                Girls                                           
                *Skirt                                         
                *Blouse                                      
                *Dress pants                              
                *Polo Shirt                                 
                *Shoes with covered toes          
                *Tennis shoes
     
                Boys   
                *Dress pants/shorts 
                *Polo Shirt
                *Button down shirt
                *Shoes with covered toes
                *Tennis Shoes

    Q: How long is a typical Shadow Day?
    A: Shadow visitors should arrive at  Shortridge High School at 8:50 a.m. to the Main Office off of Meridian Street and be picked up at 4:00 p.m. from the Main Office.

    Q: Do visiting students need to pack a lunch?

    A: If your student is a current IPS student they can eat a SHS lunch at no charge. If your student is currently attending a school outside of IPS they can eat a SHS lunch for a fee of $3.75. Your student is also welcome to pack his or her own lunch.

    Q: How do I sign up for a Shadow Day?
    A: A parent or guardian should complete the online Campus Visit form (link above); a  Shortridge High School representative will be in touch within 4-6 business days.


    If you have any questions please contact Andrea Harris, College and Guidance Counselor by email harria@myips.org or by phone 226-2810.